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Platform 2
2006
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CHEN Wan-Jen
Platform 2
2006
Single-channel video , no audio , HD , Color
3'36''/ 720p
Platform 2
2006
Single-channel video , no audio , HD , Color
3'36''/ 720p
Platform 2
2006
Single-channel video , no audio , HD , Color
3'36''/ 720p
Platform 2
2006
Single-channel video , no audio , HD , Color
3'36''/ 720p
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When everything no longer goes forward, all we need is waiting.In a time of image explosion, people are influenced by images. What images bring to us evenchanged our life style and attitude. We can't help asking: what could images tell people? It shows a world that more realistic than a real one.A complete world is built and constructed out behind the screen. It seems to tell the spectators that things already happened, you have seen it, no doubt of it!

With the enormous anxious that images brought (to me), I focused the questions on the things that I care about, and reconsidered my relation with the images. Between the artistic practice and digit media, all sorts of complicated and delicate relations, I tried to develop some possibilities in it. That is, I combined the realistic and fictitious things with the invention shown of digit technology and imitating ability, created new scenery, like the one who created the universe.

In a certain image that I wanted to present is, returning to the original me, the artist. Meanwhile,I acted as God, let true people and fictitious rail way platform being built and constructed again utilizing digital treatment in this work. Then a scene appears, invites you to join in the space between realities and imaginings, and makes you feel familiar but strange also. You are just like a transient guest in the journey, opening your own memory. The role people act themselves with no dialogue. “Waiting” is the only thing that becomes possible in this fictitious space.
The left part, I prefer to leave the work to answer for me.

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Chen Wan Jen(中文:陳萬仁 )Chen Wan-Jen makes animated videos, which blur the line between reality and artifice. These images directly touch upon the discrepancy between authenticity and depiction. The intentionally ordinary scenes are pieced together t ...
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